Notre-Dame International High School

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Notre-Dame International High School
106, Grande Rue
78480 Verneuil-sur-Seine

Motto"Grow up together"
DeanYves Le Saout, Principal
HeadmasterDaniel Zicari
Grades9 - 12
AffiliationNacel International School System, Advanced

Notre-Dame International High School (NDIHS) in Verneuil-sur-Seine, a residential area west of Paris, France. is a private bilingual international school and is part of École Notre-Dame les Oiseaux. Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux school was established in 1929 on the site of the 16th century Château de Verneuil.

This is one of the American schools in Paris metropolitan area. The school welcomes boarding[1] and day school students and provides education for grades 9 to 12 (15 to 18 years old)[2]

The school is a branch of the Nacel International School System (NISS)[3] which is an international network of American styled High Schools such as Saint Paul Preparatory School in Minnesota and Saint Paul American School in Beijing, China. Students, who come from many different countries, receive an American and French based curriculum leading to the US High School Diploma. Notre-Dame International High School is also a candidate school to offer the IB Diploma Programme from September 2018.


Notre-Dame International High School

Notre-Dame International High School is located on the campus of Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux in the residential town of Verneuil-sur-Seine in the West of Paris, 35 minutes away from Paris by train. The "Vernouillet-verneuil" station (Train station near the school) has trains heading to Saint Lazare (Station to go to Paris) every 30 minutes.


Notre-Dame International High School campus

The Château de Verneuil is located in the heart of an historical park covering an area of 13 hectares with centuries’ old trees and gardens.[4]


This French-American school of the Paris metropolitan area teaches an American secondary school curriculum developed at Saint Paul Preparatory School and leading to the US High School Diploma in the French-speaking environment of Notre-Dame Les Oiseaux. In addition to the American curriculum taught by American teachers (ESL, Math, English, Social Studies, Science), the school offers French language and culture programs as well as enrichment courses taught by French teachers (Music, Art and Physical Education).


  1. ^ Boarding School review (
  2. ^ Notre-Dame International High School website (
  3. ^ Nacel Open Door website (
  4. ^ Location of Notre-Dame International High School (

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